|Real Name/Full Name||Masayoshi Son|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Masayoshi|
|Birth Place:||Tosu, Saga|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||11 August 1957|
|Age/How Old:||66 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Son Sam-Heon
Mother – N/A
|College:||University of California, Berkeley|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Masami Ohno|
|Profession:||technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist|
|Net Worth:||$45 billion|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Being rich is not enough if you are not able to share your wealth with people who need your support. Masayoshi is a celebrated billionaire not only because he is filthy rich, but also because he is a philanthropist. Masayoshi is a Japanese investor, philanthropist and billionaire technology entrepreneur. He is the Chief Executive Offer and founder of SoftBank which is a Japanese holding company. He is also the Chairman of Arm Holdings is a UK-based firm. Finally, he is the Chief Executive Officer of SoftBank Mobile.
Well, how well do you know about Masayoshi? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Masayoshi’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Masayoshi to date.
Biography and Early Life
Masayoshi was born on the 11th of August in 1957 by the name Masayoshi Son. He was born in a place known as Tosu which is a city situated in the Eastern side of Saga Prefecture. If you love the Island of Kyushu in Japan, then you should think of going to Tosu as it is not far from the Island.
His forefathers were from Korea and they later decided to permanently settle in Japan. Masayoshi is in the 3rd generation of this family. Therefore, although he has Japanese citizenship, his ethnic background is Korea. The family uses the title “Zainichi Korean”.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Masayoshi in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Masayoshi’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 11 August 1957. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.
Although Son is a Japanese and was born and raised in Japan, at the age of 16 years, the family moved to California. This is where he attained his education. Son was a very sharp guy and when he joined Serramonte High School, he only needed three weeks to take the required exams. At this time, he was living in South San Francisco with friends and family.
After graduating from high school, he was enrolled in the University of California which is located in Berkley. He studied Computer Science and majored in Economics. At the age of 19 years, he came across a microchip in a magazine which opened his eyes and realized the future of the world is hidden in computers.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
When he was still in the University, he did not only gain a degree but also a wife. He met Mahami Ohio at California University and the two fell in love with each other. After sometime, they realized they were meant to be husband and wife and therefore, they decided to get married. He is very much in love with his wife and they together have two daughters but their names are not revealed. The couple live in a 3-story mansion located in Tokyo. The mansion’s value is approximately $50 million.
Is Masayoshi Gay?
Masayoshi was very lucky to meet the woman of his life when he was still young and therefore, he only talks about Masami and doesn’t mention of his past relationships before he met her. This is therefore enough reason to say that he is not gay as he only has eyes for his wife Masami.
Mayasoshi joined the computer chip business a very long time ago when not many people had thought about it. He patented and manage to sell his first microchip at $1 million when he was still in college. This is where his wealth began. Son is also the founder and CEO of one of the most famous holding company in Japan known as SoftbBank.
Apart from this, he is also a CEO and Chairman of many other companies. Some of these companies are: SoftBank Capitol as well as SoftBank Mobile. SoftBank Mobile recently became Vodafone K.K after some deep considerations. These are not the only corporate profile that Son has as he also has had a hand in many other companies. These include: SoftBank BB, GungHo Online Entertainment which is a gaming company, IDC Frontier which is a data center company among many others.
When talking about Masayoshi’s awards and achievements, we can have 1000s of things to write. This is because, he has really achieved a lot in life since he joined the business world. In 2016, Forbes named Masayoshi the 53rd most powerful and the richest man in the world. He has also been named as the second richest man in Japan. In 2020 July, he was ranked position 32 on the list of The World’s Billionaires 2020. This report was released by Forbes.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Masayoshi in 2023
Looking at the information listed above and his listing on the world’s richest men, you can be sure that this man is rich. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated at $45 billion. Has earned all this wealth through his diligence in the world of business.
Not many rich people are able to make the kind of sacrifices that Masayoshi makes for the same of the needy people in the society. Many people in his home country Japan looks up to him as a role model.